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I am planning on building my first PC soon. I have one simple question to ask about cable management. What are the fabric/plastic covers on cables? What are they called and where can I purchase them? I see many PSUs that have them... They are often black but come in different colors. I think they look wonderful and would like to buy some... Thanks for the help.
post #2 of 7
It's called sleeving. You can check out this link they will have lots of stuff
http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l1/g35/...eatshrink.html
 
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post #3 of 7
The are called cable sleeves.

Search for "cable sleeves" with the search function for OCN and you'll find plenty of info on how to put them on and where to get them

EDIT: NINJA'd!
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post #4 of 7
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Thanks... I knew it would be a simple word but, as you might think, its hard to find the word for a definition in a search engine
post #5 of 7
It's quite a very good time waster ^_^ sleeving your cables, rather tedious though, but very rewarding at the end ^_^

http://en.mdpc-x.com/ people say it's these are best sleeves you can get.

edit : double ninja'd ...I shouldn't have searched for a link!
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Be warned, though - cable sleeving done properly and entirely is not a task to be undertaken by the faint of heart!
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Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post
Be warned, though - cable sleeving done properly and entirely is not a task to be undertaken by the faint of heart!
hehe tell me about it, when I first sleeved my cables, I had to pull a pin so hard i ended up cutting my finger so deep... it's like a digging deep cut... a proper jagged slice... after that, i ended up just buying a crimper and sets of the actual plugs... easier that way, cut the wires, put crimps on voila!
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